HOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE OFFLANER

To walk the path of the offlane is to embrace the struggle. Tasked with winning a disadvantaged lane, you must master Dota-Judo, turning strength against itself. Learn to frustrate and terrorize your opponents with elusive positioning and movement before setting your team up with a game winning initiation.
The art of frustration: make the enemy carry's lane hard.
Learn to collect gold and experience without dying.
Occupy the opposing supports to make space for your team.
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Offlane in Patch 7.06 - General Changes
Offlane in Patch 7.06

The changes to the general mechanics of Dota were the biggest part of patch 7.06. In this guide Jenkins will explain how the general mechanics of the game have changed for offlane heroes.

3 videos     1:22:28     Jenkins
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Offlane in Patch 7.06 - Hero Changes
Offlane in Patch 7.06 - Hero Changes

Surprisingly, not many of the strong offlane heroes were changed in patch 7.06. With the changes to the shrines and jungle camps however, things are different in the offlane. This guide will cover the hero changes of patch 7.06

1 video     47:00     Jenkins
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Offlane in Patch 7.06 - Item Changes
Offlane in Patch 7.06 - Item Changes

Most of the items were changed slightly or not at all in patch 7.06. There were a few key reworks however, in this guide Jenkins will take a look at how itemization has changed for the offlane.

1 video     14:27     Jenkins
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The Fundamental Concepts of Laning - Offlane
The Fundamental Concepts of Laning - Offlane

In this laning basics guide Restocker will cover the offlane role. You will learn how to get experience and gold in a disadvantaged lane without dying and feeding the enemy team gold and levels.

1 video     30:15     Restocker
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A Guide to Surviving the Offlane - Introduction to the Offlane
A Guide to Surviving the Offlane

Jenkins joins us to introduce the new and improved offlane and what you should be doing when playing this role post patch 7.00. This offlane guide will make you realize that you're a wizard after all.

14 videos     3:03:52     Jenkins
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The Starting Items Pros Build - Offlane
The Starting Items Pros Build - Offlane

D2Bowie moves onto the offlane in this second part of the starting items guide series. In this video he will do some explanation and theory crafting of many popular offlane heroes.

1 video     27:55     D2Bowie
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Axe Guide - Patch 7.00 Analysis & Updates
Axe Guide - Patch 7.00 Analysis & Updates

Axe had some interesting changes in patch 7.00 so Kyubashi is here to update his guide. From talent trees to new jungle camps, there is a lot more potential for Axe in the new Dota 2.

1 video     24:37     Kyubashi
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Windranger Guide - Difficult Offlane Gameplay Analysis
Windranger Guide - Difficult Offlane Gameplay Analysis

Butcher shows us the contrasting view to his previous gameplay analysis in this guide. This replay shows a very tough game for our Windranger and how you can fight your way back into the game.

1 video     14:22     ButcherTV
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Sand King Guide - Introduction & Basics
Sand King Guide

In this guide, Jenkins will explain why he thinks Sand King is a very strong offlane hero. He will also cover the basics of the hero and how to use his strong jungling to always have a good lane.

10 videos     2:28:19     Jenkins
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Offlane Legion Commander Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Legion Commander Guide

Legion is a hero that has been a niche pick in the competitive scene for some time. Recently LC has become one of the strongest offlaners. Learn how to play her in this guide series by Jenkins.

11 videos     3:15:24     Jenkins
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Centaur Warrunner Guide - 7.00 Offlane Gameplay & Decision Making
Centaur Warrunner Guide - 7.00 Offlane Gameplay & Decision Making

This guide will show you how to play Centaur Warrunner in the offlane and the new mini jungle next to that lane. You will also learn how to optimize your farm using the shrines.

1 video     45:22     Kyubashi
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Offlane Weaver Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Weaver Guide

Jenkins brings us another offlane hero guide on one of the more popular picks in the high level games and professional metas these days. This video introduces Weaver in the offlane role.

11 videos     2:24:06     Jenkins
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Tales from the Offlane - Underlord vs Luna & Shadow Demon
Tales from the Offlane - Underlord vs Luna & Shadow Demon

Eskillz makes his debut on Pvgna with a guide on Underlord. This gameplay analysis will break down how a high level offlaner abuses the very strong laning stage to snowball the game.

1 video     27:33     Eskillz
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Abaddon Guide - Introduction & Basics
Abaddon Guide

In this first part of Kyubashi's Abaddon guide we will take a look at the hero what roles he can fit into depending on the game. We will explore the versatility of Abaddon.

5 videos     2:12:18     Kyubashi
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Offlane Pudge Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Pudge Guide

Jenkins, NADota's very own Pudge extraordinaire, introduces his guide to playing offlane Pudge. He will cover why he thinks Pudge is best played in the offlane and how to out skill your opponents.

15 videos     2:29:18     Jenkins
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Offlane Slardar Guide - Introduction & Basic Mechanics
Offlane Slardar Guide

Kyubashi’s guide to Slardar places him in his naturally suited offlane role. In this video you’ll cover his skills, items and how to best use them to win games.

5 videos     2:22:40     Kyubashi
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Crash Courses on Patch 7.00 - KuroKy Underlord
Crash Courses on Patch 7.00 - KuroKy Underlord

In this gameplay analysis, D2Bowie looks at a replay of KuroKy playing the hero Underlord. Underlord, Pitlord from Dota 1, is a very strong hero right now in patch 7.01.

1 video     16:12     D2Bowie
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Offlane Timbersaw Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Timbersaw Guide

Jenkins introduces us to the hero Timbersaw in this offlane hero guide. Timber has an extremely strong kit that when picked in the right spot can help you carry games even in the offlane.

10 videos     2:04:59     Jenkins
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Underlord Guide - Introduction & Basics
Underlord Guide

This video guide to Underlord will cover the basics of and the general mechanics of the hero. TheBenGerman explains how this strong offlaner can be utilized to take over a game.

4 videos     1:52:35     TheBenGerman
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Offlane Batrider Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Batrider Guide

In this video Jenkins will introduce us to the hero Batrider who is often played in the offlane role. This part of the guide will cover the basic mechanics of the hero and ideas on how to play him.

13 videos     2:53:13     Jenkins
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Offlane Broodmother Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Broodmother Guide

The hunt starts now! Jenkins brings us a guide to the hero Broodmother. Brood is one of the more interesting heroes that gets play in the offlane and in this video you will learn her basic mechanics.

12 videos     3:43:58     Jenkins
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Offlane Nature's Prophet Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Nature's Prophet Guide

In this video guide to Nature's Prophet you will be introduced to the hero and given a little history on his role in the competitive scene. Jenkins will also explain the basics of playing Furion.

13 videos     3:26:27     Jenkins
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Offlane Enigma Guide - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Enigma Guide

From the void and shadow, I assemble. Enigma is an incredibly powerful team fight presence and a highlight reel waiting to happen. Jenkins brings us a comprehensive guide to playing offlane Enigma.

10 videos     2:56:45     Jenkins